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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
AF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. AF: 0.05 )
AF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.05

0.02
0.08
Equity to Asset 0.10
AF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. AF: 0.10 )
AF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.1
Current: 0.1

0.05
0.1
Interest Coverage 0.81
AF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AF: 0.81 )
AF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.81

0.07
0.81
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.31
WACC vs ROIC
5.72%
2.36%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.77
AF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 29.82 vs. AF: 30.77 )
AF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.57   Max: 64.97
Current: 30.77

7.57
64.97
Net-margin (%) 24.15
AF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. AF: 24.15 )
AF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.44   Max: 43.44
Current: 24.15

5.44
43.44
ROE (%) 6.13
AF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. AF: 6.13 )
AF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 17.73
Current: 6.13

2.32
17.73
ROA (%) 0.61
AF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. AF: 0.61 )
AF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.61

0.13
1.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 109.67
AF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 77.19 vs. AF: 109.67 )
AF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.73   Max: 296.16
Current: 109.67

17.73
296.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.30
AF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AF: -5.30 )
AF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.9   Max: 13.5
Current: -5.3

-8.9
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.50
AF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AF: -0.50 )
AF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.3   Max: 42.2
Current: -0.5

-43.3
42.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
AF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. AF: 7.30 )
AF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.4   Max: 72.5
Current: 7.3

-44.4
72.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 543,050 sh (+68.05%)
Bernard Horn 152,404 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 17,685 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

AF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 655,550 sh (+20.72%)
Bernard Horn 152,404 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 17,685 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

AF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bernard Horn 152,404 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 17,685 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 485,450 sh (-25.95%)
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Q3 2014

AF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bernard Horn 227,404 sh (+49.21%)
Irving Kahn 17,685 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 393,450 sh (-18.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Michael Price 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.43%$12.12 - $14.07 $ 12.23-9%0
Michael Price 2013-09-30 Reduce -25.09%0.13%$11.17 - $12.92 $ 12.23-1%262200
Michael Price 2013-06-30 New Buy0.51%$9.22 - $10.78 $ 12.2324%350000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$8.5 - $9.95 $ 12.2332%0
Irving Kahn 2012-03-31 Reduce -40.44%0.02%$8.22 - $10 $ 12.2346%17685
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.63 - $9.01 $ 12.2352%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0026%$6.63 - $9.01 $ 12.2352%0
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AFPRC0.006.49

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.80
AF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. AF: 13.80 )
AF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.82   Max: 48.6
Current: 13.8

7.82
48.6
Forward P/E 18.83
AF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. AF: 18.83 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.00
AF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. AF: 14.00 )
AF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.71   Max: 48.46
Current: 14

7.71
48.46
P/B 0.80
AF's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AF: 0.80 )
AF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.51
Current: 0.8

0.5
2.51
P/S 2.97
AF's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. AF: 2.97 )
AF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 6.58
Current: 2.97

1.3
6.58
PFCF 9.50
AF's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AF: 9.50 )
AF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 14.84
Current: 9.5

2.22
14.84
POCF 9.11
AF's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 128.00 vs. AF: 9.11 )
AF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 14.11
Current: 9.11

2.12
14.11
EV-to-EBIT 30.13
AF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. AF: 30.13 )
AF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 132.1
Current: 30.13

11.4
132.1
Shiller P/E 18.10
AF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AF: 18.10 )
AF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.63   Max: 21.46
Current: 18.1

3.63
21.46
Days Sales Outstanding 33.66
AF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AF: 33.66 )
AF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.64   Max: 79.88
Current: 33.66

33.64
79.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.31
AF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. AF: 1.31 )
AF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 15.85
Current: 1.31

1.11
15.85
Dividend Payout 0.19
AF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AF: 0.19 )
AF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.19

0.1
1.73
Dividend growth (3y) -32.50
AF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AF: -32.50 )
AF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -32.5   Max: 58.5
Current: -32.5

-32.5
58.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.22
AF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1907 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. AF: 0.22 )
AF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.22

0.19
2.7
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
AF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. AF: -1.80 )
AF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.4   Max: -34.8
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
AF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. AF: 1.00 )
AF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.95
Current: 1

0.79
2.95
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
AF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. AF: 0.40 )
AF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.4

0.27
0.88
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
AF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AF: 1.00 )
AF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.91
Current: 1

0.56
1.91
Price/Graham Number 0.70
AF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AF: 0.70 )
AF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.7

0.66
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
AF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AF: 3.30 )
AF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 8.7
Current: 3.3

0.8
8.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.62
AF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 13.86 vs. AF: 20.62 )
AF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 24.5
Current: 20.62

-18.9
24.5

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Savings & Cooperative Banks
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Traded in other countries:ORD.Germany,
Astoria Financial Corporation is a Delaware corporation organized on June 14, 1993 as the unitary savings and loan association holding company of Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association and its consolidated subsidiaries, or Astoria Federal. The Company's business is the operation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astoria Federal who attracts retail deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations, main repayments on loans and securities and borrowings, mainly in one-to-four family mortgage loans, multi-family mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans and mortgage-backed securities. To a lesser degree, Astoria Federal also invests in construction loans and consumer and other loans, U.S. government, government agency and government-sponsored enterprise, or GSE, securities and other investments permitted by federal banking laws and regulations. In addition to Astoria Federal, the Company has two other subsidiaries, AF Insurance Agency, Inc. and Astoria Capital Trust I. AF Insurance Agency, Inc. is a licensed life insurance agency and property and casualty insurance broker. Through contractual agreements with various third party marketing organizations, AF Insurance Agency, Inc. makes insurance products available mainly to the customers of Astoria Federal. Astoria Federal has been, and continues to be, a community-oriented federally chartered savings association offering a number of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. Its retail banking network includes multiple delivery channels including full service banking offices, automated teller machines and telephone and internet banking capabilities. The Company is subject to extensive regulation, examination and supervision by the OCC, as its primary federal regulator, by the FDIC, as its deposit insurer, and by the CFPB.
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